Stop the Litigation of Whistleblowers

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March 22, 2019

PLEASE CLICK ON LINK TO READ KELLY’S STORY http://www.ottawalife.com/article/the-cancer-that-is-killing-police-officers?set_lang=en Stop the Litigation of Whistleblowers I gave up my job as a police officer, my salary, and still the police service is coming after me for speaking up about what goes on inside a police service.  I never agreed to keep silent about my experiences working […]


R.I.P.Gregory Michael MacPhee

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March 6, 2019

Greg was a loving, hilarious, and generous man with a heart of gold. He was always trying to make you laugh. He loved having family and friends around. He will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by his siblings Shiann (Sandy) of Cape Breton, Betty (Danny) of Cape Breton, Allan (Mary) of Cambridge, Jolene (Sheldon) […]


The Cancer that is Killing Police Officers

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February 24, 2019

Last week, I escorted my daughter out of Sick Kids at McMaster in a wheelchair after having a tumour removed from her cheek. While waiting for our ride, my phone alerted me to an email from the Superior Court of Justice; Justice Doi had made his decision about my pending lawsuit against my former employer, […]


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JUSTICE SYSTEM BULLIES THRIVE IN THE PLAYGROUND FOR THE RICH

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February 22, 2019

What an exquisite deal. Regional politicians are in charge of several appointments to the Waterloo Region Police Services Board (WRAP). Same politicians decide who the regional politicians are who will sit on this Board. Regional councillor Tom Galloway has been the Chair of the WRPB for many years. Yes the province have a couple of […]


HRTO on hold, Decisions pending

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February 20, 2019

No HRTO ( Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario) Proceeding on Feb. 22nd Pictured above are those who attended Brampton Superior Court to support me on February 13th.  I am now waiting on the decision of the Honourable Justice Micheal Doi on whether or not I can proceed againstthe Waterloo Regional Police Service for breach of […]


Doug Craig bows out of Conservative nomination race for Cambridge, North Dumfries

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February 18, 2019

09:44 AM by Laura Booth Waterloo Region Record In this file photo from November 11, 2018, Doug Craig speaks at the Remembrance Day Ceremony at Queen’s Square in Galt on Sunday. – IAN STEWART , Special to The Record CAMBRIDGE — Doug Craig has ended his bid for Conservative Party nomination in Cambridge and North […]


Why Ontario Municipalities fall victim to Ransomware, and why Cambridge could be next

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February 16, 2019

Why Ontario Municipalities Fall Victim to Ransomware Ransomware is a solved problem. We know how to minimize the effect of a ransomware attack on our infrastructure. It’s actually a combination of several fundamental security‍ techniques like compartmentalization, access control, and recovery. If lateral movement is properly contained in your network, you’ll only ever have to […]


Public speakers put their fears aside to compete in Cambridge

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February 6, 2019

News Release For immediate Release   Feb. 6, 2019 CAMBRIDGE – People who overcame personal fears of public speaking will test their skills this week during the annual Toastmasters International competition in Cambridge ON. On Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, members of three local Toastmasters International clubs – Grand River Toastmasters, Top Drawer Advanced Toastmasters and […]


AN ABUSE OF TAXPAYERS MONEY – SLAPP SUITS BY PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS

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February 5, 2019

The Waterloo Region District School Board has done it. Likely at least one of our municipalities have tried it. Now the Waterloo Region Police Board are doing it. A class action lawsuit was filed against them a couple of years back regarding their treatment of female police officers. The blue wall really is only about […]


When you’re an outspoken critic of the police, they want to shut you up.

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February 3, 2019

2018 was a quiet year for me, and this is why.  In June, I was served with a lawsuit filed at the Human Rights Tribunal by the Waterloo Regional Police Service.  They alleged that I violated the terms of my resignation agreement, despite me having refused to sign a non-disclosure clause (a gag order).  Because […]


‘Craig’s Crossing’ name approved for Cambridge pedestrian bridge

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January 9, 2019

Like it or not, Cambridge’s “Bridge to Nowhere” was renamed Tuesday night by Cambridge council. At the city’s general committee meeting, council voted 6-2 in favour of naming the pedestrian bridge in downtown Galt “Craig’s Crossing,” in honour of former mayor Doug Craig’s more than 30 years of service to the community. Coun. Frank Monteiro, […]


Cambridge councillors consider naming bridge for Doug Craig

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January 7, 2019

Despite the opinions of some residents, Coun. Frank Monteiro is determined to move forward with his motion to name the city’s new pedestrian bridge for former Mayor Doug Craig. “Nothing is going to change my mind,” Monteiro told the Times. “I still think it’s the right thing to do.” Since Monteiro put forward his notice […]


We’re Celebrating 10 Years.. Thank you Cambridge

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December 13, 2018

With 10 years under my belt…I had given serious consideration to closing down this site.  With finally getting a legal Mayor in our City… I thought I no longer needed to keep this blog going..  With much appreciation, my many dedicated readers convinced me to stay on. So here is the new plan going forward. […]


Kathryn McGarry’s attitude will improve Cambridge as mayor

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October 25, 2018

Opinion Oct 23, 2018Cambridge Times Cambridge has elected a new mayor to lead us in Kathryn McGarry. Kathryn didn’t just knock at the door, she kicked it down by winning every single polling location in Cambridge. This has never been done before and may never be repeated. When Kathryn chose to run for mayor, I […]


Hey craig, aka Superman.. meet your kryptonite … Kathryn McGarry, our new Mayor..

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October 23, 2018

  *************************   THERE WILL BE NO MORE OF THIS… HOW SOON CAN YOU GET OUT OF OUR CITY HALL..?? I’ve waited a very long time for this.. woohoo (your greed and huge ego were your undoing) Cambridge can finally have legal elections..


Meet Kathryn McGarry… our next Mayor of Cambridge

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October 9, 2018

Meet Kathryn Kathryn McGarry is a community builder and advocate with a history of fighting for, and on behalf of, Cambridge and its people. Kathryn grew up in Etobicoke, the eldest of three girls. Her parents – Norm, a salesman and Barb, a nurse — worked hard to provide for their daughters and ensure they […]


Are Polling Stations and Locations being cut on ELECTION DAY?

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October 2, 2018

Mr. Di Lullo: I have heard some rumours that are troubling me about what is happening regarding voting on election day and in particular as it pertains to our senior citizens. I have heard from a few reliable sources that one facility in particular that houses about 187 residents more or less are only going […]


A simple ‘sorry’ doesn’t cut it for photoshop controversy

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September 22, 2018

Opinion 09:26 AM Cambridge Times I am beyond upset that Doug Craig, the current mayor of Cambridge, can just simply just say “he is sorry” for his part in the removal of a candidate (Kathryn McGarry) from a group photo at a community event, as found on page four in your Sept. 18 paper. It […]


My Letter to Doug Craig.. by Rande Keffer

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September 19, 2018

Letter to Doug Craig   Mr. Craig:   Well it is really evident that we are into another election campaign.  While I thought campaigns were a platform to set out goals and ideals that make the city a better place.   That being said, social media venues such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have become […]


My Letter to Greg Durocher… by Rande Keffer

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September 19, 2018

Mr. Durocher: I read the article in The Record today regarding the questions that you have been asking the candidates in the interviews you have conducted thus far for this Municipal Election. In my opinion some of these questions are very inappropriate and cross the line.  These questions would not be able to be asked […]


Citizens of Cambridge deserve better in mayor’s seat by Thomas Vann

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September 17, 2018

Opinion 09:09 AM Cambridge Times I’m guessing Al Coates regrets writing his letter, “Top job should go to someone who lives in Cambridge.” Since Al’s letter, Doug Craig’s campaign group imploded by showing on Craig’s campaign website a photo shot at the new bridge where mayor candidate Kathryn McGarry was removed and an unknown lady […]


Online voting is impossible to secure. So why are some governments using it?

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September 15, 2018

Democracy at stake The purpose of an election is not just to select a winner, but to convince the loser, and their supporters, that they lost. Trust in the voting process is, therefore, an essential element to any voting system. “Voting over the internet is not secure enough to be trusted for government elections,” Teague […]


McGarry targets Cambridge’s top job

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September 15, 2018

NewsSep 10, 2018by Ray Martin Cambridge Times Kathryn McGarry is seeking Cambridge’s top job in hopes of continuing her service to the city. – Ray Martin/Metroland Kathryn McGarry kicked off her bid for mayor Sept. 6, packing Preston’s Fiddle and Firkin pub. “I am running to be your mayor because I want to fight for […]


Cambridge, Ont., mayor apologizes after image of political rival edited out of campaign photo

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September 14, 2018

Image of mayoral challenger Kathryn McGarry edited out of campaign photo from bridge opening Kate Bueckert · CBC News · Posted: Sep 14, 2018 2:15 PM ET | Last Updated: 37 minutes ago   This is the altered photo which removed Kathryn McGarry. This photo was posted to a Facebook group by local resident James […]


Read what Craig had to say about Kathryn McGarry

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September 14, 2018

Kathryn McGarry exits as Cambridge MPP with no regrets Despite defeat, McGarry is proud of her achievements NewsJun 11, 2018by Ray Martin Cambridge Times Liberals cheered as Kathryn McGarry entered the room. – Ray Martin/Metroland Doug Ford’s blue wave across the province last Thursday has turned former Cambridge MPP Kathryn McGarry into a one-term wonder. […]


Racing against time

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August 30, 2018

Tom Vann, left, and Sheldon Rier of the Tyrods Classic Car club in Cambridge with their restored vehicles. Vann’s car is a 1967 Dodge Dart; Rier’s is a 1937 Studebaker Dictator coupe. – Peter Lee , Waterloo Region Record Sheldon Rier’s 1937 Studebaker during the Great Race from Buffalo to Halifax. – courtesy The Great […]


An 11-Year-Old Hacked Into a U.S. Voting System Replica in 10 Minutes This Weekend

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August 14, 2018

Emily Skinner practices soldering r00tz Asylum, a program for kids at DEF CON 24, one of the world’s largest hacker conventions in Bally’s Hotel & Casino on August 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The nonprofit, r00tz Asylum, gives kids a safe space to learn about cybersecurity. Ann Hermes – Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images By […]


BISHOP ST. (Cambridge) CONTAMINATION AFFECTS PROPERTY VALUES

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August 9, 2018

Tracy Hipel a candidate in the upcoming municipal elections in Cambridge has just had a victory in his appeal of the assessment of his property for property tax purposes. All parties agreed that the initial assessment was reasonable under ordinary circumstances and that these however were not ordinary circumstances. The home in question is squarely […]


Former MPP Kathryn McGarry running for Cambridge mayor

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July 19, 2018

‘I think that if I didn’t think I would win, I wouldn’t be running’: McGarry News03:34 PMby Lisa Rutledge Cambridge Times Former Cambridge MPP Kathryn McGarry, pictured her in a speech to her supporters following her loss in June’s election, has announced she is running for the job as Cambridge mayor. – Ray Martin/Metroland Former […]


IMPORTANT NOTICE; to all RESIDENTS OF CAMBRIDGE..

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June 6, 2018

I ask you to watch the  LEGAL, Provincial Election  today Thursday June 7, 2018   You will notice: ALL POLLING LOCATIONS WILL BE OPEN   ALL VOTING STATIONS WILL BE OPEN   FAMILIES WILL HAVE RECEIVED THEIR VOTING REGISTRATION CARDS.   SENIORS WILL BE ABLE TO VOTE IN THE FOYER OF THEIR RESIDENCE.   THERE […]


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